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2018-1-16

EQUAL IN DEATH: The Last Public Execution in Ohio – 1844

On February 9, 1844, Esther Foster and William Graham were jointly executed by hanging, in Columbus, Ohio, on the same scaffold. It was the last public execution held in the state. Foster was an African-American woman and Graham was a white man.


HISTORICAL REFERENCES:


Ohio State Journal, February 9, 1844.

 

Historical Lights and Shadows of the Ohio State Penitentiary (1893), by Daniel J. Morgan


History of Franklin County, Ohio (1855), by William T. Martin. 


GUEST HOST:


Heather Wright of the Nature Vs Narcissism podcast


GUEST VOICES:

 

Intro-Outro NarratorFloyd Frye of The Pop List podcast.


Daniel J. MorganMike Brown of the Pleasing Terrors podcast


William T. MartinNick Howell of The Concession Stand and Busted Wide Open podcasts and the Orbital Jigsaw Network


Esther FosterDanielle Jones of the Between Us Girls podcast


William GrahamDennis Serra of the Evil podcast.


Reporter, Ohio State JournalPete Lutz of the Narada Radio Company and 63 Audio


Editor, Ohio State JournalSam Kulper of the Breakers podcast


Ohio Constitution (voice) – Robin Warder of The Trail Went Cold podcast


Extro Aphorism (voice) – Kit Caren of the Forgotten News Podcast.


MUSIC:


Kevin MacLeod of Incompetech.com

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

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Americana


I Knew A Guy

 

The Curtain Rises

 

Continue Life

 

Simple Music to Frighten Small Children By

 

Terminal

 

Freesound.org:


Ghost Piano 1


Slow Sad Tones


Ghost Female Singing


Jimmy Murray:


Passing Through


SOUND EFFECTS:

 

Freesound.org:

 

crowd-mob-riot-noise

 

body-falling-through-a-trapdoor

 

Rifle-223_cal


EXTRO APHORISM: Source: Chesterton, G.K., What's Wrong With the World (1916), at chapter Sincerity and the Gallows




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2018-1-16

EQUAL IN DEATH: The Last Public Execution in Ohio – 1844

On February 9, 1844, Esther Foster and William Graham were jointly executed by hanging, in Columbus, Ohio, on the same scaffold. It was the last public execution held in the state. Foster was an African-American woman and Graham was a white man.


HISTORICAL REFERENCES:


Ohio State Journal, February 9, 1844.

 

Historical Lights and Shadows of the Ohio State Penitentiary (1893), by Daniel J. Morgan


History of Franklin County, Ohio (1855), by William T. Martin. 


GUEST HOST:


Heather Wright of the Nature Vs Narcissism podcast


GUEST VOICES:

 

Intro-Outro NarratorFloyd Frye of The Pop List podcast.


Daniel J. MorganMike Brown of the Pleasing Terrors podcast


William T. MartinNick Howell of The Concession Stand and Busted Wide Open podcasts and the Orbital Jigsaw Network


Esther FosterDanielle Jones of the Between Us Girls podcast


William GrahamDennis Serra of the Evil podcast.


Reporter, Ohio State JournalPete Lutz of the Narada Radio Company and 63 Audio


Editor, Ohio State JournalSam Kulper of the Breakers podcast


Ohio Constitution (voice) – Robin Warder of The Trail Went Cold podcast


Extro Aphorism (voice) – Kit Caren of the Forgotten News Podcast.


MUSIC:


Kevin MacLeod of Incompetech.com

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses / by/3.0


Americana


I Knew A Guy

 

The Curtain Rises

 

Continue Life

 

Simple Music to Frighten Small Children By

 

Terminal

 

Freesound.org:


Ghost Piano 1


Slow Sad Tones


Ghost Female Singing


Jimmy Murray:


Passing Through


SOUND EFFECTS:

 

Freesound.org:

 

crowd-mob-riot-noise

 

body-falling-through-a-trapdoor

 

Rifle-223_cal


EXTRO APHORISM: Source: Chesterton, G.K., What's Wrong With the World (1916), at chapter Sincerity and the Gallows




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2018-1-8

THE WITCH OF PLUM HOLLOW – 1891

The life and true story of “Mother” Elizabeth Barnes, the so-called “witch” of Plum Hollow, Ontario.


HISTORICAL REFERENCES:

 

The Wise Woman of Plum Hollow, Ottawa Free Press, March 16, 1891.

 

My Grandmother Was Mother Barnes - The Witch of Plum Hollow, by Roy Barnes.


The Plum Hollow Witch, Ontario Rewind (October 27, 2016).


GUEST HOST:

 

Sarah Norton of The Salty Canadian Podcast.


GUEST VOICES:


Intro / Extro - Brandon Cruz of Interdimensional RSS and the Submitted For Your Approval podcast.


Elizabeth Barnes - Sunny Megatron of The American Sex Podcast.


Extro Aphorism (voice): Kit Caren of the Forgotten News Podcast.


MUSIC:


Kevin MacLeod of Incompetech.com

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses / by/3.0


Laendler in C Minor Hess 68


Americana


I Knew A Guy


Simple Music to Frighten Small Children By


Daytime TV Theme


Americana


medicinesocks:


Mareba Jos - Who Were The Witches?


Jesse_Kahat-Taillon:


Passing Through


SOUND EFFECTS:


Freesound.org


EXTRO APHORISM: Source: Chesterton, G.K., Heretics, Christmas and the Aesthetes (1905).






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2018-1-4

NEW YEAR'S "CALLS"

It was a very popular custom, during the 19th century, for people to make a short visit to their friends and neighbors on New Year’s day or eve. In this episode, we will discuss that tradition, and our own effort to revive it, here in the internet age.


HISTORICAL REFERENCES:

 

New year's Calls, Cleveland Plain Dealer, December 29, 1855.


New Year's Day, Cleveland Plain Dealer, January 02, 1858.


The Fat Man's New Year Calls, Cleveland Plain Dealer, January 02, 1861.


PARTICIPATING PODCASTS AND LISTENERS:

 

36 Times Podcast

American History Podcast

Can We Cult Podcast

Canadian True Crime Podcast

Crime Crazy Podcast

Everything Is Awesome Podcast

Martinis and the Macabre Podcast

Murderish Podcast

Murder She Spoke Podcast

Physical Attraction Podcast

RedHanded Podcast

Saed's Room Podcast

Shattered Worlds RPG Podcast

Stat! Podcast

Strange Animals Podcast

Super Serious Social Justice Podcast

Tales from the Fandom Podcast

The Scary Sisters Podcast

The Story Behind Podcast

The Trail Went Cold Podcast

True Crime Fan Club Podcast

True Crime Finland

True Crime Sweden Podcast

Under The Midnight Sun Podcast

Weird Sh*t Podcast

We’re All Just Pretending Podcast

Wives Tales Podcast

Michael Hoggett (listener)

Jane "Sunflower" Doe (listener)


CO-HOST & EXTRO APHORISM (voice): Kit Caren


HOST INTRO: Nina Innstead


MUSIC:


Kevin MacLeod of Incompetech.com

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses / by/3.0


The Curtain Rises


I Knew A Guy


Daytime TV Theme


Deadly Roulette


isisip:


Auld Lang Sybe - piano music


SOUND EFFECTS:


Freesound.org


Voyage400


EXTRO APHRORISM:


Source: Chesterton, G.K., A Chesterton Calendar, New Year's Day (1912).


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2017-12-24

CHRISTMAS EVE ON WALL STREET – 1882

A spontaneous practical joke, on Christmas Eve 1882, at the New York Stock Exchange, ignited a wild chain reaction of very silly shenanigans. And that wasn’t the only place of business where that happened.


HISTORICAL REFERENCES:

 

Fun at the Stock Exchange; Rollicking Brokers Anticipating the Joys of Merry Christmas, New York Times, December 24, 1882.

 

Fun at the Exchanges, New York Times, December 25, 1881

 

Grocery Mens’ Jubilee: A Day of Much Amusement at the Exchange, New York Times, January 01, 1882.

 

Forgotten News: The Crime of the Century and Other Lost Stories, by Jack Finney (1983).


Book text is available for free online check-out


GUEST VOICES:

 

Guest Host & Extro Aphorism - Kit Caren from the Forgotten News Podcast.


New York Times Reporter - AlexPeters from DACAPO Productions and the music duo Bards of Copper.


Jack FinneyP.J. Kokesh from the Bicker Bots Podcast.


Intro / Extro - Jeff Richardson from the Shattered Worlds RPG Podcast and the Everything is Awesome podcast.


MUSIC:


Kevin MacLeod of Incompetech.com

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

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Jingle Bells (Calm)


I Knew A Guy


Freesound.org:


Deck The Halls


We Wish You A Merry Christmas


Amy Cappella Leitch:


Passing Through


EXTRO APHORISM:


Source:  Chesterton, G.K., The Wrong Books At Christmas, Illustrated London News, January 09, 1909.





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2017-12-20

THE LYNCHING OF THE OUTLAW JEFFERSON DAVIS - 1873

On July 26, 1873, a man calling himself Jefferson Davis was beaten, shot, and dragged through the streets of Ragersville, Ohio, before finally being hung from a tree, by an angry mob. This is the true story of the lynching -- and its extremely strange aftermath.

  

HISTORICAL REFERENCES:

 

Cleveland Plain Dealer, 07/28/1873; 08/01/1873; 08/05/1873.


Hangtown: The True Story of the Lynching of Jefferson Davis, by Rhonda Hogarth.


Haunted Tuscarawas County [Ohio], by Debra Robinson.


GUEST VOICES:


Guest Host & Extro Aphorism - Kit Caren from the Forgotten News Podcast.

 

Jefferson “Jeff” Davis - Steve Blitzin from the Drift and Ramble podcast


Intro / Extro - Jeremy Collins of the podcast and Facebook group

Podcasts We Listen To.


Kevin MacLeod of Incompetech.com

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

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Americana


Carpe Diem


I Knew A Guy


Andy Wang of the the Inspired Money podcast -


Passing Through (chorus)


EXTRO APHORISM:


Source:  Chesterton, G.K., Illustrated London News, July 7, 1906, reprinted in

Wit & Wisdom.

.

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2017-12-15

THE PARTY OF THE CENTURY – 1896

On a cold dark night in December of 1896, many of the richest men in New York City were enjoying themselves at a bachelor party, when it was suddenly and unexpectedly raided by the police, on the basis of a tip that “indecent entertainment” was taking place at the party, including the famous exotic dancer Little Egypt and other similar performers. This episode tells the story of the party and its aftermath.           


HISTORICAL REFERENCES:

 

New York Times, December 21-24, 27 & 29-31, 1896; January 1-6 & 8-14, 16-18, 21-24, 26-28 & 30-31, 1897.

 

Cleveland Plain Dealer, January 13, 16, 19, 23, 27 & 28-29, 1897.


LITTLE EGYPT (ASHEA WABA):


Photo-1896


Photo-1897


Illustration of dance performance by Little Egypt,

from National Police Gazette, March 1894.


GUEST VOICES:


Captain George “Whiskers” Chapman – Floyd Fry from the The Pop List Podcast.


William Howe, AttorneyPavo from the Foot of the Mountain Podcast, the Pancast Podcast and That’s no Moon, it’s a Podcast.


Lottie Mortimer - Keri Schroeder from the Books In The Wild and the Ghouls Just Want To Have Fun Podcast


Herbert Seeley - Alex Peters from DACAPO Productions and the music duo Bards of Copper.


Colonel E.C. James, Attorney - David Ginsburg from The Tales from The Fandom Podcast


Minnie Renwood - Erin Whitehead from The Braless Podcast


Anabelle Moore - Karen Wickham from the Stat! Podcast


Little Egypt (Ashea Waba); Cora Routt – Kit Caren from the Forgotten News Podcast



Host Intro: Nina Innstead


Extro Aphorism - Anabelle D-C from AnabelleAudios@hotmail.com


Kevin MacLeod of Incompetech.com

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

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At Rest

 

The Curtain Rises


I Knew A Guy


Life of Riley


Wagner Bridal Chorus


SOUND EFFECTS:


Wedding Bells; Female Walking Quickly - Freesound.org


EXTRO APHORISM:


Source:  Chesterton, G.K., Cockneys And Their Jokes (1909), included in All Things Considered, a collection of Chesterton essays.


CONTACT US:

 

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2017-10-31

EVIL GOES ON TRIAL – 1888

The story of Madame Editha Diss DeBar, a fake psychic and professional con artist, who fooled Luther Marsh, a nice old man (a retired judge!) into believing she had amazing and miraculous powers to communicate with the dead, including his late wife. In 1888, she nearly fleeced him of his entire life savings, until she and her cronies were arrested for conspiracy to commit fraud, and were put on trial.


HISTORICAL REFERENCES:


New York Sun, March 29, 1888.


New York Tribune, April 2 & May 1, 1888.


The New York Times, March 29, 1888.


New York Times, June 17, 1888.


Editha Diss DeBar – background:


Empress of Swindle: The Life of Ann Odelia Diss Debar, by John Benedict Buescher


https://wikivisually.com/wiki/Swami_Laura_Horos


https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/OW19011225.2.50


Howe & Hummel law firm - background:


Murphy, Cait, Scoundrels in Law. The Trials of Howe & Hummel (2010).

 

Rovere, Richard, Howe and Hummel: Their True and Scandalous History (1947, second ed., 1985) [original title: The Magnificent Shysters].


GUEST VOICES:


Editha Diss DeBar: Lanie Hobbs from the True Crime Fan Club podcast and the We’re All Just Pretending podcast.


Luther Marsh: Pete Lutz from the Pulp Pourri podcast, the Jake Dimes podcast, the Range Detective podcast; and the Save the Last Word for Me podcast.


William Howe: Frank Docherty from the English Martial Arts podcast.


Jeremy Collins from Podcasts We Listen To podcast and Facebook group.


Host Intro & Extro Aphorism: Anabelle D-C from Forgotten News Podcast, and also AnabelleAudios@hotmail.com.


EPISODE MUSIC:


Kevin MacLeod of Incompetech.com

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses / by/3.0


At Rest

 

The Curtain Rises


I Knew A Guy


Midnight_Meeting


Nightmare Machine


Simple Music to Frighten Small Children By


Freesound.org:


Ghostly Music


Strange_Ambient_Music_1_-_Monastery_-_Broken_Chime


Scary Violins


SOUND EFFECTS:


Dementia a.k.a. Daughter of Horror - 1955 (film intro, public domain).


EXTRO APHORISM:


Source:  Chesterton, G.K., The Resurrection of Father Brown (stort story, 1926), available in the collection, The Incredulity of Father Brown


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